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Welcome to the Archive’s library of Open Educational Resources and university lectures. This library contains hundreds of free courses, video lectures, and supplemental materials from universities in the United States and China. Many of these lectures are available for download.

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MIT OpenCourseWare
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MIT OpenCourseWare (OCW), available at http://ocw.mit.edu, makes the course materials used in the teaching of all MIT undergraduate and graduate subjects available on the Web, free of charge, to any user in the world. Educators utilize the materials for curriculum development, while students and self-learners around the globe use them for self-study or supplementary use. With more than 2,000 courses now available, OCW is delivering on the promise of open sharing of knowledge.
AP Courses
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This library of open educational resources features course materials for seven Advanced Placement (AP) courses. These high school level materials are available for free download.
Chinese University Lectures
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This library of open educational resources features 187 courses from 14 universities in China. The lectures and resources are presented in Mandarin, though a few include English. Subjects covered are business, Chinese culture, communications, computer Science, engineering, humanities, law, mathematics, and medicine. These university level materials are available for free download. Participating universities include: City University of Hong Kong, Huazhong University of Science and Technology,...
Topics: chinese, lecture, class, course
Advanced Placement Physics B
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by Monterey Institute of Technology and Education
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The fifty-five lessons in this course on Physics cover such topics as Motion, Newtons Laws, Work and Energy, Power, Mass, Impulse & Momentum, Torque & Rotational Statics, Harmonic Motion, Gravity, Pressure & Buoyancy, Bernoullis Equation, Thermodynamics, Electricity, Circuits, Induction & Waves, Light, Atomic Energy, and Wave-Particle Duality.
Chinese University Lectures
by Peking University
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Topic: business
ArsDigita Computer Science University
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by Internet Archive
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ArsDigita University was a one-year, intensive post-baccalaureate program in Computer Science based on the undergraduate course of study at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT). The majority of the instructors were professors from MIT and the program was tuition free. After running from September 2000 through July 2001, seeing the first class to graduation, the program was forced to shut down. This library of open educational resources includes lectures and coursework from the...
Topic: Computer Science
Chinese University Lectures
by South China University of Technology
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Topics: Computer Science, Microsoft .NET, C++
Advanced Placement Physics C
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by Monterey Institute of Technology and Education
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The thirty-nine lessons in this course in Physics cover such topics as Newtons Laws of Motion, Conservation of Energy, Mass, Impulse & Momentum, Rotational Kinematics, Harmonic Motion, Oscillations, Law of Gravity, Coulomb’s Law, Electric Fields & Potential, Dielectrics, DC Circuits, Coulombs Law, Forces & Fields, and Maxwell’s Equations.
MIT OpenCourseWare
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18.03 Differential Equations video lectures from Spring 2004. 33 lectures approx 1hr each. See MPEG filenames for lecture numbers.
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Math Lectures from MSRI
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by Internet Archive
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The Mathematical Sciences Research Institute (MSRI) exists to further mathematical research through broadly based programs in the mathematical sciences and closely related activities. This library of open educational resources features over 400 video lectures on math topics. These university level course are available for free download. Click for more information on MSRI.
Topics: Moving Images, math class, math classes, math, university
Structure and Interpretation of Computer Programs
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This course has been MIT's introductory pre-professional computer science subject since 1981. It emphasizes the role of computer languages as vehicles for expressing knowledge and it presents basic principles of abstraction and modularity, together with essential techniques for designing and implementing computer languages. Video Lectures by Hal Abelson and Gerald Jay Sussman. For more informaton click here.
Advanced Placement United States History
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by Monterey Institute of Technology and Education
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This course presents a complete set of lessons meant to help students for the College Board's Advanced Placement United States History test. It provides a rich set of interatcive media and multimedia presentations that explore the history of North America from pre-colonial times, though the forming of the United States, and the two hundred years since.
Advanced Placement Calculus AB
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This calculus course covers functions and graphs; limits and continuity; derivatives; applications of derivatives; antiderivatives & definite integrals; applications of integrals; and sequences, series, and polynomial approximations.
Additional University Lectures
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A single course, a series of lectures, or a conference may be included in this collection of university level materials.
Additional University Lectures
by Alan Peters
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This is a 23-lecture series on Image Processing that I have created over the past 17 years (1999-2015) for my course, EECE 4353 / 5353, at the Vanderbilt University School of Engineering. The files are all in Adobe Acrobat (.pdf) format and MS Powerpoint (.ppt) format. They are quite large because of the images in them. The topics covered include: Image Enhancement by Point Operations, Color Correction, The 2-D Fourier Transform and Convolution, Linear Spatial Filtering, Image Sampling and...
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Topics: image processing, image enhancement, image noise reduction, Fourier transforms, convolution,...
Chinese University Lectures
by Zhongshan University
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Topic: medicine
Advanced Placement Calculus BC
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This course is meant to help high school student study for the Advanced Placement BC Calculus test offered yearly by the College Board.
ArsDigita Computer Science University
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The concepts of the Object-oriented paradigm using Java. The basic principles of software engineering are emphasized. We study how to design and think in an object oriented fashion. As a final project, students work in groups to develop a Gnutella distributed music-sharing client. Text: Core Java 2, Volume I: Fundamentals and Volume II: Advanced Features,Hortsmann and Cornell. Requirements: One exam, two problem sets, one project.
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Topic: object oriented programming
Advanced Placement Physics B
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Topics: Kinematics, Physics, Advanced Placement
ArsDigita Computer Science University
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A theoretical treatment of what can be computed and how fast it can be done. Applications to compilers, string searching, and control circuit design will be discussed. The hierarchy of finite state machines, pushdown machines, context free grammars and Turing machines will be analyzed, along with their variations. The notions of decidability, complexity theory and a complete discussion of NP-Complete problems round out the course. Text: Introduction to the Theory of Computation, Michael Sipser....
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Topic: computation
ArsDigita Computer Science University
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In this course design and analysis of algorithms is studied. Methodologies include: divide and conquer, dynamic programming, and greedy strategies. Their applications involve: sorting, ordering and searching, graph algorithms, geometric algorithms, mathematical (number theory, algebra and linear algebra) algorithms, and string matching algorithms. We study algorithm analysis - worst case, average case, and amortized, with an emphasis on the close connection between the time complexity of an...
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Topics: algorithms, algorithm design
ArsDigita Computer Science University
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This course covers the mathematical topics most directly related to computer science. Topics include: logic, relations, functions, basic set theory, countability and counting arguments, proof techniques, mathematical induction, graph theory, combinatorics, discrete probability, recursion, recurrence relations, and number theory. Emphasis is placed on providing a context for the application of the mathematics within computer science. The analysis of algorithms requires the ability to count the...
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Topics: ars digita, computer science, discrete math, logic, proof techniques, recurrence relations, basic...
Advanced Placement Environmental Science
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by Monterey Institute of Technology and Education
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Environmental Sciences is an interdisiplinary field involving the study of our world, our culture, and the relationship of humans and the planet. It includes topics such as the Biosphere, Plate Tectonics, Global Warming, Conventional and Alternative Energy, Environmental Ethics, and many more. They may be taken together as a complete course, giving students a broad undestanding of the planet and our relationship to it, or lessons may be explored individually to learn about specific topics in...
Differential Equations
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A collection of lectures on differential equations from MIT's Opencourseware series. This collection includes all thirty-three classes from Differential Equations 18.03, as offered at MIT during the spring of 2003. The course is taught by Professor of Mathematics Arthur Mattuck. The videos of these lectures all require Real Player, but are available in different sizes. If you would like to download or view the lectures as Mpeg's, please click here.
Advanced Placement Physics C
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Topics: Kinematics, Newtonian Mechanics, Physics, Advanced Placement
Includes the basics of digital logical design, computer organization and architecture including assembly language, processor design, memory hierarchies and pipelining. Students examine the detailed construction of a very simple computer. Problem sets use Beta-Sim, a RISC simulator written by Mike Wessler. A higher level view of a modern RISC architecture is studied, using the Patterson and Hennessey introductory text, from both the programmer's point of view and the hardware designer's point of...
Topics: digital logic, design, computer organization
Chinese University Lectures
by South China University of Technology
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These files available in Real Media format only.
Topics: engineering, mechanics
Advanced Placement Calculus AB
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This class covers the definition of a function, vertical line test, function notation, finding input and output, domain and range, plus homework assignments.
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Topics: Mathematics, Calculus, Advanced Placement
Advanced Placement Physics B
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Topics: Kinematics, Physics, Advanced Placement
Chinese University Lectures
by University of Electronic Science and Technology of China
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Topics: computer science, UNIX
Math Lectures from MSRI
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Speaker : Irving Kaplansky
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Topics: Mathematics, lecture
Chinese University Lectures
by Peking University
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Topics: humanities, Chinese literature
Chinese University Lectures
by Shanghai Jiaotong University
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These files available in Real Media format only.
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Topics: math, probability, statistics
Advanced Placement Physics B
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Topics: Newton's Laws of Motion, Physics, Advanced Placement
Advanced Placement Physics B
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Topics: Work, Energy, and Power, Physics, Advanced Placement
Advanced Placement Physics B
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Topics: Electrostatics, Physics, Advanced Placement
Structure and Interpretation of Computer Programs
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The first lecture of twenty from MIT's Structure and Interpretation of Computer Programs course.
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Topics: Sussman, MIT, Abelson, lecture, computer science
Advanced Placement Physics B
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Topics: Circular Motion, Physics, Advanced Placement
Advanced Placement Physics B
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Topics: Newton's Laws of Motion, Physics, Advanced Placement
Advanced Placement United States Government
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by Monterey Institute of Technology and Education
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This course explores the principals, philosophies, practices, and institutions that comprise the United States system of government. Lessons explore the founding of the United States, the motiviaton and goals of political documents such as the BIll of Rights and Constitution, as well as historical debates and issues that have had substantial US politics. This course makes extensive use of historical examples to explore these topics.
An introduction to programming and the power of abstraction, using Abelson and Sussman's classic textbook of the same name. Key concepts include: building abstractions, computational processes, higher-order procedures, compound data, data abstractions, controlling interactions, generic operations, self-describing data, message passing, streams and infinite data structures, meta-linguistic abstraction, interpretation of programming languages, machine model, compilation, and embedded languages....
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Topics: ars digita, computer science, programming, abstraction
Advanced Placement Physics B
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Topics: Newton's Laws of Motion, Physics, Advanced Placement
Advanced Placement Physics B
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Topics: Wave Motion, Physics, Advanced Placement
Advanced Placement United States History
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Learn about the first Americans, the voyage of Christopher Columbus, and Cortez' defeat of the Aztecs. To watch the interactive media files (see left-hand column) first click the link to open it, then right-click anywhere on the page and select "play".
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Topics: American History, Advanced Placement
Public Library of Science (PLoS)
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The Public Library of Science (PLoS) is a non-profit advocacy and publishing organization. They publish a growing collection of Open Access scientific and medical journals whose complete contents are freely available online. Their long-term goals are to create an online "public library of science" containing every scientific and medical paper ever published and to develop the information technologies needed to maximize the value of this resource. This collection features videos...
A more formal approach to Relational Database Management Systems, compared the way they were covered during Web Applications. Database systems are discussed from the physical layer of B-trees and file servers to the abstract layer of relational design. Also includes alternative and generic approaches to database design and database management system including relational, object-relational, and object-oriented systems, SQL standards, algebraic query languages, integrity constraints, triggers,...
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Topics: databases, relational database management systems, RDBMS
Advanced Placement Physics B
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Topics: Oscillation, Gravitation, Physics, Advanced Placement
Chinese University Lectures
by Peking University
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Topics: humanities, Chinese culture, poetry, drama
Advanced Placement Physics B
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Topics: Electrostatics, Physics, Advanced Placement
Advanced Placement Physics B
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Topics: Oscillation, Gravitation, Physics, Advanced Placement
Advanced Placement Physics B
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Topics: Fluid Mechanics, Physics, Advanced Placement
Advanced Placement Physics B
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Topics: Systems and Particles, Linear Momentum, Physics, Advanced Placement
Chinese University Lectures
by Huazhong University of Science and Technology
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Topics: computer science, networking
Advanced Placement Physics B
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Topics: Work, Energy, and Power, Physics, Advanced Placement
Advanced Placement Physics B
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Topics: Atomic Physics, Quantum Effect, Physics, Advanced Placement
Advanced Placement Physics B
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Topics: Electrostatics, Physics, Advanced Placement
Advanced Placement Physics B
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Topics: Newton's Laws of Motion, Physics, Advanced Placement
Chinese University Lectures
by Peking University and Huazhong University
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Topics: computer science, computer networking
UChannel
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Effective August 2009: The collection previously found at the collection page www.archive.org/details/ucpublicaffairslectures will now be found at www.archive.org/details/uchannel to reflect the organization's name change. Please change any bookmarks to the UChannel collections page. This video library features public affairs lectures, panels, and events from leading academic institutions all over the world. Topics include international affairs, the war on terror, media, and government, among...
ArsDigita Computer Science University
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Topics on the engineering of computer software and hardware systems: techniques for controlling complexity, system infrastructure, networks and distributed systems, atomicity and coordination of parallel activities, recovery and reliability, privacy of information, impact of computer systems on society. Case studies of working systems and outside reading in the current literature provide comparisons and contrasts. The group project is to write an NSF systems proposal to fund a middle-ware...
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Topic: distributed systems
Chinese University Lectures
by Tsinghua University
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Topics: math, linear alegebra, alegebra
Advanced Placement Physics B
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Topics: Kinetic Theory, Thermodynamics, Physics, Advanced Placement
Advanced Placement Physics B
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Topics: Physicl Optics, Physics, Advanced Placement
Advanced Placement Calculus BC
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This class covers the definition of a function, vertical line test, function notation, finding input and output, domain and range, plus homework assignments.
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Topics: Mathematics, Calculus, Advanced Placement
Advanced Placement Physics B
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Topics: Work, Energy, and Power, Physics, Advanced Placement
UChannel
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Effective August 2009: The collection previously found at the collection page www.archive.org/details/ucpublicaffairslectures will now be found at www.archive.org/details/uchannel to reflect the organization's name change. Please change any bookmarks to this collections page. This video library features public affairs lectures, panels, and events from leading academic institutions all over the world. Topics include international affairs, the war on terror, media, and government, among many...
Topics: UChannel, ucpublicaffairslectures
Advanced Placement Physics C
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Topics: Work, Energy, and Power, Newtonian Mechanics, Physics, Advanced Placement
Advanced Placement Physics B
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Topics: Fluid Mechanics, Physics, Advanced Placement
Advanced Placement Physics B
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Topics: Temperature and Heat, Physics, Advanced Placement
ArsDigita Computer Science University
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This course focuses on Modeling, quantification, and analysis of uncertainty by teaching random variables, simple random processes and their probability distributions, Markov processes, limit theorems, elements of statistical inference, and decision making under uncertainty. This course extends the discrete probability learned in the discrete math class. It focuses on actual applications, and places little emphasis on proofs. A problem set based on identifying tumors using MRI (Magnetic...
Topic: probability
Advanced Placement Physics B
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Topics: Fluid Mechanics, Physics, Advanced Placement
Advanced Placement Physics B
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Topics: Electric Circuits, Physics, Advanced Placement
Structure and Interpretation of Computer Programs
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The fourth lecture of twenty from MIT's Structure and Interpretation of Computer Programs course.
Topics: Sussman, MIT, Abelson, lecture, computer science
The second lecture of twenty from MIT's Structure and Interpretation of Computer Programs course.
Advanced Placement Physics B
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Topics: Electromagnetism, Physics, Advanced Placement